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A review of research on the interaction of humans with dairy cattle and pigs is carried out. The conclusion from this work is that the interaction between stockman and his animals can have a significant influence on the behaviour of animals. This conclusion is then examined in the context of social ...

Author(s)
Seabrook, M. F.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social stress in domestic animals., 1990, pp 110-120
Abstract

There is much evidence that a variety of animals can judge the relative fighting ability of an opponent on the basis of certain morphological cues such as comb size in domestic fowl. In initial fights, young pigs seem unable to make such judgements. However, they appear to be able to judge the...

Author(s)
Rushen, J.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social stress in domestic animals., 1990, pp 135-143